D J Hoffman

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sublethal effects in avocet and stilt hatchlings from selenium-contaminated sites
    David J Hoffman
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:561-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus amendment reduces hepatic and renal oxidative stress in mallards ingesting lead-contaminated sediments
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Lab, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:1039-53. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Oxidative stress response of Forster's terns (Sterna forsteri) and Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia) to mercury and selenium bioaccumulation in liver, kidney, and brain
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:920-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of selenium toxicity and oxidative stress in aquatic birds
    David J Hoffman
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 57:11-26. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus amendment reduces hematological effects of lead in mallards ingesting contaminated sediments
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Lab, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland, 20705, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:421-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of the mosquito larvicide GB-1111 on bird eggs
    D J Hoffman
    USGS Patuxent Wildife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Environ Pollut 127:353-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Subchronic effects of methylmercury on plasma and organ biochemistries in great egret nestlings
    David J Hoffman
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Laboratory, BARC E, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:3078-84. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Mercury and drought along the lower Carson river, Nevada: III. Effects on blood and organ biochemistry and histopathology of snowy egrets and Black-crowned night-herons on Lahontan reservoir, 2002-2006
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:1223-41. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Developmental toxicity of lead-contaminated sediment in Canada geese (Branta canadensis)
    D J Hoffman
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4041, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 59:235-52. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of lead-contaminated sediment to mute swans
    D D Day
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:510-22. 2003

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Sublethal effects in avocet and stilt hatchlings from selenium-contaminated sites
    David J Hoffman
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:561-6. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus amendment reduces hepatic and renal oxidative stress in mallards ingesting lead-contaminated sediments
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Lab, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:1039-53. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Oxidative stress response of Forster's terns (Sterna forsteri) and Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia) to mercury and selenium bioaccumulation in liver, kidney, and brain
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:920-9. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that THg concentrations induced oxidative stress in terns, and suggest that histopathological, immunological, and behavioral effects may occur in terns as reported in other species...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of selenium toxicity and oxidative stress in aquatic birds
    David J Hoffman
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 57:11-26. 2002
    ..It is concluded that Se-related manifestations of oxidative stress may serve as useful bioindicators of Se exposure and toxicity in wild aquatic birds...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus amendment reduces hematological effects of lead in mallards ingesting contaminated sediments
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Lab, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland, 20705, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:421-8. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of the mosquito larvicide GB-1111 on bird eggs
    D J Hoffman
    USGS Patuxent Wildife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Environ Pollut 127:353-8. 2004
    ..The recommended maximum rate of field application of GB-1111 is unlikely to impair the survival or development of bobwhite embryos but is potentially toxic to mallard embryos under conditions of larvicide drift or spray overlap...
  7. ncbi request reprint Subchronic effects of methylmercury on plasma and organ biochemistries in great egret nestlings
    David J Hoffman
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville Laboratory, BARC E, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:3078-84. 2005
    ..These findings, including apparent compensatory changes, are compared to other Hg studies where oxidative stress was reported in egrets, herons, and diving ducks in the field and mallards in the laboratory...
  8. doi request reprint Mercury and drought along the lower Carson river, Nevada: III. Effects on blood and organ biochemistry and histopathology of snowy egrets and Black-crowned night-herons on Lahontan reservoir, 2002-2006
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:1223-41. 2009
    ..Drought may have exacerbated Hg-related effects as reported previously for overall productivity. This relationship was not evident in black-crowned night-herons, although data were more limited...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developmental toxicity of lead-contaminated sediment in Canada geese (Branta canadensis)
    D J Hoffman
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4041, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 59:235-52. 2000
    ..Many of these effects were similar to those reported in wild geese and mallards within the Coeur d'Alene River Basin...
  10. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of lead-contaminated sediment to mute swans
    D D Day
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:510-22. 2003
    ..Furthermore, toxic effects were more pronounced when the birds were fed lead-contaminated sediment combined with rice, which closely resembles the diet of swans in the wild...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differences in oxidative stress between young Canada geese and mallards exposed to lead-contaminated sediment
    R Mateo
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708-4041, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 64:531-45. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of the mosquito larvicide GB-1111 on red-winged blackbird embryos
    P H Albers
    USGS Patuxent Wildife Research Center, Laurel, MD 20708 4041, USA
    Environ Pollut 125:447-51. 2003
    ..Overall, the potential hazard to embryos of a representative wetland passerine appears minimal until the application rate exceeds 3 X...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of diquat, an aquatic herbicide, on the development of mallard embryos
    C J Sewalk
    Department of Biology, Frostburg State University, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 62:33-45. 2001
    ..However, concentrations applied above ground to weeds and cattails along ditches could adversely affect the survival and development of mallard embryos, and presumably other avian species nesting in such habitats...
  14. ncbi request reprint Embryotoxic and teratogenic effects of selenium in the diet of mallards
    D J Hoffman
    U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708
    J Toxicol Environ Health 24:477-90. 1988
    ..These findings indicate that selenomethionine is considerably more teratogenic and generally more embryotoxic than sodium selenite, probably due to higher uptake of selenomethionine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting mercury in mallard ducklings from mercury in chorioallantoic membranes
    G H Heinz
    United States Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, MD 20708 4017, USA
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70:1242-6. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of lead-contaminated sediment and nutrition on mallard duckling behavior and growth
    Erika K Douglas-Stroebel
    Department of Biology, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:113-28. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Lead accumulation in feathers of nestling black-crowned night herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) experimentally treated in the field
    Nancy H Golden
    US Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12011 Beech Forest Road, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:1517-24. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Embryotoxic thresholds of mercury: estimates from individual mallard eggs
    G H Heinz
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, U S Geological Survey, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:257-64. 2003
    ..74 microg/g mercury, there were considerable differences in the sensitivity of mallard embryos, especially from different parents, with some embryos surviving as much as 30 or more microg/g mercury in the egg...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the toxicity of methylmercury injected into eggs
    G H Heinz
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 50:264-79. 2006
    ..To improve statistical comparisons, we used survival through 90% of incubation as our measurement to compare survival of controls with survival of eggs injected with graded concentrations of mercury...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of methylmercury exposure on glutathione metabolism, oxidative stress, and chromosomal damage in captive-reared common loon (Gavia immer) chicks
    Kevin P Kenow
    U S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Pollut 156:732-8. 2008
    ..Our results also suggest that chronic exposure to environmentally relevant dietary Hg levels did not result in statistically significant somatic chromosomal damage in common loon chicks...
  21. doi request reprint A simplified method for correcting contaminant concentrations in eggs for moisture loss
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:1425-8. 2009
    ..The advantages of the new method are its speed, accuracy, and simplicity: It does not require the calculation of a correction factor that has to be applied to each contaminant residue...
  22. doi request reprint Rapid increases in mercury concentrations in the eggs of mallards fed methylmercury
    Gary H Heinz
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey, BARC East, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:1979-81. 2009
    ..Depending on the dietary concentration of mercury, no more than approximately a week may be required for harmful concentrations (0.5-0.8 microg/g, wet weight) to be excreted into eggs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Plasma biochemistry values in emperor geese (Chen canagica) in Alaska: comparisons among age, sex, incubation, and molt
    J Christian Franson
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 40:321-7. 2009
    ..Ten of the 15 biochemical parameters assayed differed among adults during incubation, the adults during molt, and the goslings at molt, whereas sex differences were noted in few parameters...
  24. doi request reprint Reproduction in mallards exposed to dietary concentrations of methylmercury
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD, 20705, USA
    Ecotoxicology 19:977-82. 2010
    ..We conclude that mallard reproduction does not appear to be particularly sensitive to methylmercury...
  25. doi request reprint Predicting mercury concentrations in mallard eggs from mercury in the diet or blood of adult females and from duckling down feathers
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:389-92. 2010
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  26. doi request reprint Enhanced reproduction in mallards fed a low level of methylmercury: an apparent case of hormesis
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:650-3. 2010
    ..81 microg/g on a wet-weight basis. At this time, one cannot rule out the possibility that low concentrations of Hg in eggs may be beneficial, and this possibility should be considered when setting regulatory thresholds for methylmercury...
  27. doi request reprint Intraperitoneal injections as a possible means of generating varied levels of methylmercury in the eggs of birds in field studies
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1079-83. 2010
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  28. doi request reprint Relating the ability of mallards to ingest high levels of sediment to potential contaminant exposure in waterfowl
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1621-4. 2010
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  29. doi request reprint Selenium concentrations and enzyme activities of glutathione metabolism in wild long-tailed ducks and common eiders
    J Christian Franson
    US Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1479-81. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Species differences in the sensitivity of avian embryos to methylmercury
    Gary H Heinz
    US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, BARC East, Building 308, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 56:129-38. 2009
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  31. doi request reprint Mercury and other element exposure to tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) nesting on Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota
    Thomas W Custer
    US Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Pollut 155:217-26. 2008
    ..As suspected from these low concentrations, mercury concentrations in sample eggs were not a significant factor explaining the hatching success of the remaining eggs in each clutch...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of dietary selenium on tissue concentrations, pathology, oxidative stress, and immune function in common eiders (Somateria mollissima)
    J Christian Franson
    USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:861-74. 2007
    ..However, common eiders developed signs of Se toxicity similar to those seen in fresh-water birds...
  33. ncbi request reprint Nineteenth century mercury: hazard to wading birds and cormorants of the Carson River, Nevada
    Charles J Henny
    USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Ecotoxicology 11:213-31. 2002
    ..Immune deficiencies and neurological impairment of fledglings may affect survivability when confronted with the stresses of learning to forage and the ability to complete their first migration...
  34. ncbi request reprint Blood selenium concentrations and enzyme activities related to glutathione metabolism in wild emperor geese
    J Christian Franson
    U S Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:2179-84. 2002
    ..These findings indicate that further study of the effects of selenium exposure, particularly on reproductive success, is warranted in this species...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mercury accumulation and loss in mallard eggs
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 11510 American Holly Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:222-4. 2004
    ..Higher concentrations of mercury were found in egg albumen than in yolk, and between 95 and 100% of the mercury in the eggs was in the form of methylmercury...
  36. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus amendment reduces bioavailability of lead to mallards ingesting contaminated sediments
    Gary H Heinz
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4017, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 46:534-41. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Toxicity and hazard of vanadium to mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) and Canada geese (Branta canadensis)
    Barnett A Rattner
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:331-51. 2006
    ..However, point sources, such as the V-laden fly ash pond encountered by geese at the petroleum refinery in Delaware, may pose a significant hazard to water birds...
  38. ncbi request reprint Trace element concentrations and bioindicator responses in tree swallows from northwestern Minnesota
    Christine M Custer
    U S Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 118:247-66. 2006
    ..Bioindicator measurements were within the normal ranges as well...
  39. ncbi request reprint Water level management and contaminant exposure to tree swallows nesting on the Upper Mississippi River
    Thomas W Custer
    US Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, 2630 Fanta Reed Road, La Crosse, WI 54603, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 133:335-45. 2007
    ..Concentrations of inorganic and organochlorine contaminants in tree swallow eggs and nestlings were not at toxic levels. Hatching success did not differ among years and was comparable to the nationwide average...
  40. doi request reprint Organochlorine and PBDE concentrations in relation to cytochrome P450 activity in livers of Forster's terns (Sterna forsteri) and Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia), in San Francisco Bay, California
    Garth Herring
    US Geological Survey, Davis Field Station, Western Ecological Research Center, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 58:863-73. 2010
    ..P450 protein activity was higher in adult Forster's terns than Caspian terns, higher in Central South Bay than in Lower South Bay, and higher in adult Forster's terns than in chicks...
  41. ncbi request reprint Unusual leg malformations in screech owls from a South Carolina Superfund site
    P H Albers
    USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20708 4041, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 63:89-99. 2001
    ..The cause of this genetic abnormality remains unknown...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relation of fatty acid composition in lead-exposed mallards to fat mobilization, lipid peroxidation and alkaline phosphatase activity
    Rafael Mateo
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, E 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 135:451-8. 2003
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  43. ncbi request reprint Relationship between oxidative stress, pathology, and behavioral signs of lead poisoning in mallards
    Rafael Mateo
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Univerisitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1371-89. 2003
    ..Data suggest that inhibition of antioxidant enzymes and interaction with sulfhydryl groups of proteins may play a more important role in Pb poisoning of waterfowl than lipid peroxidation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress induced in PCB 126-exposed northern leopard frogs, Rana pipiens
    Yue Wern Huang
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri Rolla, Rolla, Missouri 65409 1120, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:676-81. 2007
    ..A similar delay in response was reported in fish and may relate to lower metabolic rate and physiological reactions in ectothermic vertebrates...
  45. ncbi request reprint Selenium toxicity: cause and effects in aquatic birds
    Julian E Spallholz
    Food and Nutrition, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 57:27-37. 2002
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